Slow Cooker Swiss Steak Texas Style

This, my friends, is a hostile take over of one of the most iconic foods of mid-century America — swiss steak. Swiss steak allowed the thrifty homemaker to take a relatively inexpensive cut of meat and magically transform it into a flavorful and exquisitely tender meal. It still does, by the way, but it has been …

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Corn Dog Recipe That Is Texas State Fair Worthy

It’s almost time for the State Fair — and if you have to ask me which one you must be visiting for the first time. The Texas State fair is an experience that is hard to explain. I wish Yankee Candle made a Texas State Fair scent. It would be a mixture of popcorn, funnel …

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Crispy Chewy Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

If you asked me what my very favorite cookie was I am not sure I could answer right away. Partly because I really like cookies of all kinds and partly because I have trouble making simple decisions. For example, this afternoon I had to take my son to the doctor for x-rays. He had twisted …

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Honey Hatch Chile Chicken Sliders

Disclaimer: Sue Bee Honey sent me products to use in the development of this recipe. Autumn. There are so many things I like about it that I can’t list all of them. Chilly nights Soft sweaters Crackling fires Comfort food Oh, and so many more! I love slow cookers this time of year because they …

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Slow Cooker Spicy Mac-n- Cheese, Red Gold Tomatoes, and Good Morning Texas

There’s so much to tell you today! The recipe is for a really easy slow cooker macaroni and cheese that has a little kick to it. It is so quick to throw together that you can get it started while you are waiting for the coffee to finish brewing — in the Keurig! Seriously. I can …

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cobbler

If you’ve had the hot chocolate cobblers at Cracker Barrel you are going to love this! Call this easy dessert a pudding cake, call it a hot chocolate cake, call it a chocolate cobbler – it really doesn’t matter. This stuff is good. And it’s microwaved. Your mouth is watering isn’t it? All of that warm, …

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Chicken Tetrazini Southwestern Style

Chicken Tetrazzini is one of those comforting casseroles that was a fixture in many of our childhoods. It was creamy, savory, and filling – I loved it as a kid and as a Mom! Let’s face it – you can take a little chicken and use more pasta and create a filling, delicious dinner for the …

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Nutter Butter Banana Pudding Recipe from Scratch

One of my favorite sandwiches when I was little was peanut butter, Marshmallow Fluff, and banana on toast. Even then I liked to have contrast in the food I ate — sweet, salty, crunchy, rich, creamy, sticky… you name it. I took that sandwich for lunch every single day.

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